Definition of Quantise

1. Verb. Approximate (a signal varying continuously in amplitude) by one whose amplitude is restricted to a prescribed set of discrete values.

Exact synonyms: Quantize
Category relationships: Telecommunication
Generic synonyms: Approximate, Estimate, Gauge, Guess, Judge
Derivative terms: Quantization



2. Verb. Apply quantum theory to; restrict the number of possible values of (a quantity) or states of (a physical entity or system) so that certain variables can assume only certain discrete magnitudes that are integral multiples of a common factor. "Quantize gravity"
Exact synonyms: Quantize
Category relationships: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Generic synonyms: Calculate, Cipher, Compute, Cypher, Figure, Reckon, Work Out
Derivative terms: Quantisation, Quantization

Definition of Quantise

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of quantize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quantise

1. to express in terms of quanta [v QUANTISED, QUANTISING, QUANTISES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quantise

quantified
quantifier
quantifiers
quantifies
quantify
quantifying
quantile
quantiles
quanting
quantion
quantionic
quantions
quantisable
quantisation
quantisations
quantise (current term)
quantised
quantises
quantising
quantitate
quantitated
quantitates
quantitating
quantitation
quantitations
quantitative
quantitative alteration
quantitative analysis
quantitative analyst
quantitative analysts

Literary usage of Quantise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"... arid plains of Patagonia * Azara says, " Je crois que la quantise annuelle des pluies est, dans toutes ccs contrees, plus considerable qu'en Espagne. ..."

2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... lengthe of the same quantise That was the body erect, that caused it ; And therfore by the shadow he toke his wit, ..."

3. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1809)
"... man a little quantise, which they bring, and hold ouer the table, when as euery man taketh his own messe. As for their fare, trust me, it is verie fine ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"... two ratios between it* principal strains or elongation* sod three quantise* specifying the angular position of its axes. ..."

5. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"quantise, a. Trimness, neatness, excessive trim- ness, canning. im//,; v. Sax. To kill, to destroy. Sueme, v. Sax. To please. ..."

6. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"This could not be achieve' entirely without sacrifices on the part of the German people, for large quantise; of seed had to be exported from German;. into ..."

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